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Farmers falling back on chemical pesticides as GMO seeds falter

10.07.2013 02:35

Biotech companies like Monsanto have spent millions creating and inserting genes that would make corn plants poisonous to the corn rootworm but harmless to other creatures, but now the pest has begun to develop an immunity.

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Obbop 12.02.2014 14:13

The power of monolithic corporations to influence government at all levels, often harmful to the masses of We, the People, is directly relaated to the high-paying jobs available to well-behaved politician and bureaucrat lackeys when they leave their office or position.

& quot;Vote the bums out" merely rewards politicians by sending them to that job that pays far more than what the common folks receive.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 20:03

Growing corn isn't about human consumption, it's about ethanol and corn syrup!

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 18:32

I don't understand why corn is so widely grown. Wheat and rye tastes much better.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 18:31

We all need more zenoestrogens and carcinogens in our body. Delicious.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 18:29

There is a fungus that kills many kinds of bugs and is completly harmless to animals.

 

David Flynn 11.07.2013 15:18

We should really look closer at the TTP alliance with this kinda stuff going on. Accountability 0

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:48

One disaster after another...there are environmental alternatives

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 04:46

Problem is the criminals at Monsanto, the NSA, and so on seem to escape accountability.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 04:39

Planet Earth was a geneticaly engineered life-form, immunne from humans , but they adapted.

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 23:35

GMOs ruin farmland and bee life. Future is bleak.

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 22:17

Burn gmo feilds all over the world. Blow up their office.

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 20:57

The real target is the 99% of humanity. The rootworm will succeed in the NWO, but we will wither

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 19:43

sue the gmo seed companies for false and misleading claims. then grow organic!!

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 17:40

lefty anti-science :

cross-bre eding genetic mods good ))

lab mods badd ((

unless weed good ))

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 17:00

hount us? You smoking these pesticides?

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 16:47

Ah ! The children of the corn back to hount us.

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 16:37

Can't help but say "I told you so"

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